Updated: Feb 9
1800 33 00 66 is the National Continence Helpline.
It’s a free telephone service staffed by continence nurses who provide information, education and advice about bladder and or bowel problems for yourself or to help you in caring for someone else. You can call from 8am to 8pm (AEST) Monday to Friday.
If you’d rather email than telephone, they do that too: email@example.com
The Continence Foundation of Australia
Try exploring the loads of information and resources on the website of the Continence Foundation of Australia. https://continence.org.au/pages/women.html
https://inconfidence.org.au is a newish website created by the Continence Foundation but targeted to the particular interests and needs of younger people with bladder or bowel issues:
https://www.goagainsttheflow.org.au/ is aimed at teen girls and young women. It tries to break the taboos around talking about pelvic health. Created and maintained by Continence Victoria and funded by the Victorian Government, but of course you don't have to be Victorian to use the website!
Help With Pelvic Pain
The Pelvic Pain Foundation of Australia is a not-for-profit organisation. The website provides information for those affected by pelvic pain, and also their families and their health care providers. They have info for teens, for women and for men.